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184.1444 Maltodextrin.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 21CFR184.1444]

[Page 538-539]
 
                        TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
 
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN 
                          SERVICES (CONTINUED)
 
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS 
SAFE--Table of Contents
 
        Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
 
Sec.  184.1444  Maltodextrin.

    (a) Maltodextrin 
((C6H10O5)n, CAS Reg. No. 
9050-36-6) is a nonsweet nutritive saccharide polymer that consists of 
D-glucose units linked primarily by [alpha]-1-4 bonds and that has a 
dextrose equivalent (D.E.) of less than 20. It is prepared as a white 
powder or concentrated solution by partial hydrolysis of corn starch, 
potato starch, or rice starch with safe and suitable acids and enzymes.
    (b)(1) Maltodextrin derived from corn starch must be of a purity 
suitable for its intended use.
    (2) Maltodextrin derived from potato starch meets the specifications 
of the Food Chemicals Codex, 3d ed., 3d supp. (1992), p. 125, which are 
incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR 
part 51. Copies are

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available from the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20418, or at the Division of Petition Control (HFS-217), 
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug 
Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or may 
be examined at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). 
For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-
741-6030, or go to: http://www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--
federal--regulations/ibr--locations.html..
    (3) Maltodextrin derived from rice starch meets the specifications 
of the Food Chemicals Codex, 4th ed. (1996), pp. 239 and 240, which is 
incorporated by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR 
part 51. Copies are available from the National Academy Press, 2101 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20418, or may be examined at the 
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Library, 5100 Paint 
Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20740, or at the National Archives and 
Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of 
this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: http://
www.archives.gov/federal--register/code--of--federal--regulations/ibr--
locations.html.
    (c) In accordance with Sec.  184.1(b)(1), the ingredient is used in 
food with no limitation other than current good manufacturing practice.
    (d) Prior sanctions for this ingredient different from the uses 
established in this section do not exist or have been waived.

[48 FR 51911, Nov. 15, 1983; as amended at 60 FR 48893, Sept. 21, 1995; 
63 FR 14611, Mar. 26, 1998]





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Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1444


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